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Overview

  • 6 references 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Italian, Portuguese; learning French, German, Spanish
  • 69, Female
  • Member since 2014
  • Writer - Journalist
  • Languages Graduation
  • From Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

I'm a brazilian lady who lives in Italy for many years, basicaly in Rome, that I love so much. For now, I live in Bari with my beloved son, who is a musician.
I'm very communicative, cheerful and easy going person. I love to travel and meet different people and cultures. I love be with friends and I enjoy very much to receive people in my home.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I'm interested to meet new friends from all over the World. I would like to learn other languages and know more about any culture.

Interests

I love music of almost all kinds (specially classic ones).
I love cooking and gardening. reading, knitting.
I enjoy to go to a theater, concerts and cinema.
I love good food and excellent wine.
I'm a very good chef.

  • culture
  • theater
  • concerts
  • dining
  • cooking
  • wine
  • gardening
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • knitting
  • music
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Music:
Villa-Lobos, Beethoven, Vivaldi, Bach, Chopin, Shostakovich, Mozart, Albinoni, Grieg, Piovani, John Williams, Guccini, Dalla, Vecchioni, De Andrè, Queen, Sting, Simon & Karfunkel, Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Josh Grosban, Michael Bublé, Michael Bolton, Tereza Salgueiro, Dulce Pontes, Paco de Lucia, Manoel de Falla, Caetano Veloso, Chico Buarque, Milton Nascimento, Ivan Lins, Simone, Gal Costa, Maria Bethania, João Bosco, Chiquinha Gonzaga, Ernesto Nazaré, Placido Domingo, Lara Fabian. Tango, Choro, Samba, Flamengo, Napolitan songs, Fado, Classic Rock and so many others styles.
My favorite movies:
The Devil's Advocate, Scent of a Woman, Gangs of New York, The Departed, The Wolf of Wall Street, Django Unchained, Inception, Amici Miei, Cinema Paradiso, La cage aux Folles, The Adjustment Bureau, What Dreams May Come, Good Will Hunting, Patch Adams, Dead Poets Society, The Soloist, Dark Shadows, City of Angels, Lord of War, The Bucket List, Anger Management, Star Wars, Game of Thrones, Episodes, House of Cards....
Books:
Women Who Run With the Wolves, Game of Thrones, Pillars of the Earth, Life of Pi, War and Peace, Grande Sertão Veredas, Gabriela, Tieta do Agreste, O Sumiço da Santa, Three Men in the Boat, Brothers Karamazov, Great Expectations, Pirandello novels and other million books.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've been very adventurous in my life. I have so many stories to tell.

Teach, Learn, Share

Portuguese, Italian.
French, germany, spanish.
English

What I Can Share with Hosts

My son and I live in a very small flat for now in the center of Bari, but we are very happy to join our home with guests. We have a double air bed in the living room.
We can also show the city to ours hosts or organize some little trips near Bari.
If my guests bring us a good wine, we will be very glad to offer them a dinner.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Burkina Faso, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Portugal, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, Italy

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